Sesame Street
Elmo meets Robert Klein
Air date January 20, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by David Korr
Sponsors A, G, 7
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 As Maria welcomes the viewer, two sheep appear, looking for Little Bo Peep. They believe their nursery rhyme needs updating, as they feel Bo Peep is the one who keeps getting lost, not them. They come up with new rhymes, when Bo Peep arrives in a Jeep, driving off with the two sheep.
2485n
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
(First: Episode 0770)
AllByMyself01

AllByMyself02
Muppets "Ladies and gentlemen, the Starlight Hotel takes great pride in presenting the world's favorite six-year-old entertainer, Miss Prairie Dawn!" Prairie sings "All By Myself" with a backup group of monsters.
(First: Episode 1824)
Toon.Goodnight.Haiti.India
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(First: Episode 1824)
Shadowpuppethorse
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a horse.
(First: Episode 0908)
Beat The Time
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
Coconutgather.old
Film A boy climbs up a tree to gather coconuts.
(First: Episode 1125)
Cloud01

Cloud02
Muppets Snuffy shows Big Bird the cloud costume he's going to wear in his Snufflegarten class's upcoming pageant about the sky, and even sings the song that accompanies it, while Big Bird imagines him as a cloud.
(First: Episode 2082)
MrHand-Apple
Cartoon Mr. Hand is instructed to draw a circle around an apple.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1869)
E&B--Painting
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
A for ape toon
Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(First: Episode 0602)
Chaplin-Rain
Cast Charlie Chaplin looks for a way to stay dry in the rain.
(First: Episode 1739)
SandA.3086
Animation Sand A / a
(First: Episode 0628)
EB.Shola.A
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Ernie, Bert, and Shola observe a letter A. Ernie calls out, "A, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0551)
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SCENE 2 Elmo meets Robert Klein, who tells Elmo about his profession. Elmo wants him to make him laugh, so Robert does a little bit of his shtick, while Elmo remains silent. Elmo finds riddles funny and tells one. It doesn't make Robert laugh, but Elmo has Robert recite it and Elmo is put in hysterics.
SpanishBodyPartSong
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
Kermit4eggs
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit counts four eggs. A chick hatches out of one egg, so he counts the three eggs -- then two, then one. Then he counts the four chickens.
(First: Episode 0282)
7starfish
Cartoon 7 Starfish
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1473)
Raposo.Dolphin
Film A dolphin walks backwards on the water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
ForgetfulBusterTeeth
Muppets Forgetful Jones forgets what he has to do at night. Clementine tells him it involves using a toothbrush, and he remembers that he and Buster the Horse have to brush each other's teeth.
Remade version
(First: Episode 2068)
Entradatoon
Cartoon The word entrada tries to run through a wall, then runs through the entrance.
(First: Episode 0939)
Np7
Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Elmo and Robert pass by each other again and Robert asks, "What's up?" Elmo begins describing what he sees in the sky, not understanding the slang term.
Gorillajobcartoon
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
1800-11
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
Bath time
Muppets Professor Grover, in graduation cap, takes a bath and talks to the viewers about baths. He mentions everything except the water, when his Mommy comes in and turns on the water.
(First: Episode 1992)
GforGiggle
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
2423-Scuba
Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(First: Episode 0537)
EarthRainMud
Insert Oscar introduces Luis and David to Slimey's rock group - Earth, Rain and Mud. They perform their newest song, "Gimmie Mud."
(First: Episode 1549)
Bigacartoon
Cartoon Words that begin with A, ending with ambulance (Spanish soundtrack)
Animated by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0371)
2477d
Film How sweaters are made from sheep's wool.
(First: Episode 1009)
EB.imaginethepark
Muppets Ernie & BertBert regrets not being able to go to the park today like Ernie did, but Ernie helps him imagine a quiet day at the park -- which has more noises than Bert expected, even at night.
(First: Episode 1953)
2860.FatCat
Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(First: Episode 1101)
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SCENE 4 Goodbye


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